About Workato

Workato is the only integration and automation platform that is as simple as it is powerful — and because it’s built to power the largest enterprises, it is quite powerful. 

Simultaneously, it’s a low-code/no-code platform. This empowers any user (dev/non-dev) to painlessly automate workflows across any apps and databases.

We’re proud to be named a leader by both Forrester and Gartner and trusted by 7,000+ of the world's top brands such as Box, Grab, Slack, and more. But what is most exciting is that this is only the beginning. 

Why join us?

Ultimately, Workato believes in fostering a flexible, trust-oriented culture that empowers everyone to take full ownership of their roles. We are driven by innovation and looking for team players who want to actively build our company. 

But, we also believe in balancing productivity with self-care. That’s why we offer all of our employees a vibrant and dynamic work environment along with a multitude of benefits they can enjoy inside and outside of their work lives. 

If this sounds right up your alley, please submit an application. We look forward to getting to know you!

Also, feel free to check out why:

  • Business Insider named us an “enterprise startup to bet your career on”

  • Forbes’ Cloud 100 recognized us as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world

  • Deloitte Tech Fast 500 ranked us as the 17th fastest growing tech company in the Bay Area, and 96th in North America

  • Quartz ranked us the #1 best company for remote workers

Responsibilities

We are looking for an exceptional Senior Go Engineer to join the API platform team. In this role, you will be responsible for building mission-critical features for the Workato API platform, including authentication, caching, work queuing and throttling. You will also be responsible to:

  • Build high-performance API gateways and routing components.

  • Build server side infrastructure for customer-facing API platform features.

  • Work closely with Infra and SRE teams to ensure high availability and scalability requirements are addressed.

  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle.

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code.

  • Evaluate and propose improvements to existing system.

  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.

Requirements

Qualifications / Experience / Technical Skills

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.

  • 5+ years of industry experience.

  • Strong experience with Go language at backend (3+ years).

  • Excellent debugging, analytical, problem solving, and social skills.

  • Good understanding of all building blocks of large web applications: databases, load balancers, application servers, message brokers, caching, monitoring, etc.

  • Experience with building and scaling distributed, highly available systems.

  • Experience in Ruby on Rails is a plus.

  • Contributions to open source projects is a big plus.

  • Deep understanding of full stack of API technology: from OS-level and network OSI to distributed billing and load balancing.

  • Understanding of possible bottlenecks in a code and a solution in general.

  • At least basic knowledge of Kubernetes concepts and configuration.

Optional Requirements

  • Experience with Docker and other isolation technologies.

  • Experience with Redis based caching.

  • Experience with public cloud infrastructure providers (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud).

  • Experience in related fields (DevOps, ML, DBA, Enterprise applications, etc).

  • Experience with third-party REST APIs at scale (request throttling, batch processing etc).

Soft Skills / Personal Characteristics

  • Readiness to work remotely with teams distributed across the world and timezones.

  • Spoken English (at the level enough to pass technical interview and work with colleagues).

  • Open to new technologies and willing to experiment.

  • Full-cycle product feature delivery mindset (from design to production and maintenance).

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